Yanez and Alyse Rojas named to first team & all-freshman squad; Kibby and Leon earn honorable mention
The Big West Conference's top two pitching staffs go head-to-head at La Rue Field
2003: NFCA ALL-AMERICA THIRD TEAM, EASTON ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM, COLLEGIATE SOFTBALL ALL-AMERICA (all divisions)... ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM by Jewish Sports Review... NFCA ALL-WEST REGION FIRST TEAM... ALL-CCAA FIRST TEAM... Earned all-tournament honors at Diamond Sports Best of the West Tournament, Mountain Dew Classic (Bakersfield) and NCAA Championships... Posted 29-8 mark with CCAA-leading 0.86 ERA and 240 strikeouts... Win total is highest by an Aggie since Gena Weber had 30 in 1996... Finished T6th in wins, 16th in ERA among Division II leaders... Also lead pitching staff with 26 complete games and 13 shutouts... Opened season with streak of 42.1 scoreless innings, adding to her streak from the previous season for a total of 64.2 innings - 2nd-longest in school history... Finished season with a stretch of 33.0 innings without an earned run... Named CCAA Pitcher of the Week four times: 2/2, 2/9, 4/27 and 5/4... Recorded six appearances with 10-plus strikeouts, including 12 in a brilliant 5-inning relief stint vs. North Dakota State in national tournament (5/16)... Fanned side in 5th, 6th and 7th innings in that outing, allowing just one baserunner (who reached on an error)... Matched those 12 strikeouts the following day vs. Georgia College & State (5/17)... Fired pair of one-hitters: vs. Western Oregon on opening day (2/1) and vs. Seattle in Easton TOC (4/5).
2002: ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM, ALL-WEST REGION FIRST TEAM... CCAA PITCHER OF THE YEAR... Selected as Female Athlete of the Year by The California Aggie student newspaper... Led the conference in win-loss percentage (.885) and ERA (0.82)... Ranked among national D-II leaders in ERA (12th) and wins (21st)... Earned CCAA Pitcher of the Week honors five times: 2/17, 2/24, 3/31, 4/7 and 4/14... Fanned school-record 16 batters vs. S.F. State on first day of season (2/1)... Struck out 13 vs. Texas Woman's, earning MVP of the Schutt Sports/NFCA D-II Leadoff Classic title game... Recorded 23 strikeouts in 12 innings in that tourney... Fired both Aggie wins in NCAA West Regional to earn all-tournament honors... Pitched 1-hitter vs. Santa Clara (2/13)... Tossed seven two-hitters...Held opposing batters to .175 average... Won 12 straight decisions from 2/2 through 3/30 to build 13-1 record... Notched first career save in 4-3 win over Sonoma (3/29).
2001: SECOND TEAM ALL-CCAA... Finished 3rd in conference with 1.01 ERA... Started 17 of 23 appearances, posting 6 shutouts... Opposing batters managed just .206... Had best strikeout-to-walk ratio on team (103 to 24)... Fired first career no-hitter vs. San Bernardino to record 7th straight win... Fanned season-high 10 in 6.0 IP at Santa Clara (2/7).
CALABASAS HS '00: Four-year pitcher for team which won three Frontier League titles between 1998-2000... Was named Southern Section D-III MVP in 2000... Team captured section title her senior year... Was named team's best defensive player in 1999... All-league first team all four years.
PERSONAL: Born Sept 29, 1982 in Studio City, Calif... Majoring in psychology... Plans to pursue career in marine biology... Parents are Dan & Kathy Rosson... Played summer ball for the Valley Breeze... Always sings as a pregame routine... Protegé of Cal Aggie Athletic Hall of Famer Julie Astrachan.